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    As you can see below a local guy is boasting he is paying for 40 Mbps now. I thought the wonders of Fiber optics were their ability to handle millions of separate lines. So how come our UK BT set limits of 100 lines?

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    I've just had new high-speed broadband installed. Plusnet 40MB download for 16.49/month. The BT green boxes have just been installed but there are only 100
    high speed lines available per box. So hurry before the lines have all gone.

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    Re: Fiber Optics again

    Its possible that in their backbone they only have bandwidth to support a set number of high speed connections. They cant over subscribe themselves (Or they shouldn't i should say). Could be other things too but this is a possibility.
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